White House bans personal cell phones for staff and guests

From Engadget - January 4, 2018

"The security and integrity of the technology systems at the White House is a top priority for the Trump administration and therefore starting next week the use of all personal devices for both guests and staff will no longer be allowed in the West Wing," Sanders said in a statement today. "Staff will be able to conduct business on their government-issued devices and continue working hard on behalf of the American people."

The concern among staff members has been they may be cut off from their families during busy days in the West Wing. Work phones ca not be used for personal business, after all. We have reached out to the White House for further comment on the ban and how it affects staff members.


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